Lessons from America's Continuing Misadventures in the Middle East

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.) | Senior Fellow, Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University

Twenty-six years ago, when the elder President Bush asked me to be his ambassador to Saudi Arabia, he assured me that "nothing much ever happens in Arabia."  That had been the case for quite a while.  ...

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Paris Terrorist Attacks in the Regional Media

Middle East Policy Council

The coordinated terrorist attacks in Paris last Friday have dominated headlines across the globe. Along with the outpouring of grief and pledges of support, many members of the media in the region are urging ...

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